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WorkCover Permanent Impairment Assessments and Lump Sum Offer Payouts

End of workers’ compensation claim information. Permanent impairment assessments, lump sum payouts and claims for damages.

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Making a Workers’ Compensation Claim for Psychological Injury

Workers who suffer work related psychological injuries can recover substantial compensation and damages payouts, if successful. However, these claims can be difficult to prove and …

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Mine labourer awarded $1.5M for vibration injury

Tyndall v Kestrel Coal Pty Ltd (No 3) [2021] QSC 119 Facts The plaintiff, a 50-year-old man, noticed pain in his left ring finger in March …

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QCA awards 42 year old care worker $480k for ankle, hip and back injuries

Case note: RSL Care Limited v Wallace [2019] QCA 23 A 42 year old residential care worker has successfully sued her employer, RSL Care Limited (the Appellant) for an injuries to her …

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Supreme Court awards 55 year old haul truck driver $719k for back injury

Case note: Krobath v Thiess Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 309 A 55 year old dump truck operator has successfully sued his employer, Thiess Pty Ltd (the …

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Employer liable for injuries to worker riding pallet jack like a scooter

Case note: Cincovic v Blenner’s Transport Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 320 A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland serves as a warning to employers with …

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Fatigue Case | Plaintiff recovers $1.25M in Queensland journey claim

Case note: Kerle v BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd [2016] QSC 304 In the case of Kerle v BM Alliance Coal Operations Pty Ltd, the Supreme Court of …

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Workers’ compensation changes to affect contribution claims

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What happens if you don’t have workers’ compensation insurance?

If an employer doesn’t have workers’ comp insurance and a worker is injured, WorkCover will pay the worker and pursue the employer for repayment of all amounts that it pays out, plus a penalty in some circumstances.

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Workers’ compensation changes to affect contractual indemnities

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